Future and Young Thug's Project Isn't a Disappointment, But...
Does 'Super Slimey' suggest an end of an era?
Brent Faiyaz's R&B Has Rough Edges, But That's the Point
As a member of the trio Sonder and on his own, the LA-based singer is slowly figuring out how to be himself in an industry that favors lotharios and smooth-talkers
A Year of Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne's "I Feel Like Dying" Changed Rap's Relationship with Drugs Forever
In that moment, the dealer became the user, and rap became that much more accessible.
The We Missed You Issue
How Gentrification and Geography Influence DC Hip-Hop
The sound of DC is changing, and hip-hop, long overshadowed by go-go, is becoming more prominent.
Speakers in the House: Can Washington, DC Be a New Capital for Rap?
The DMV is finally developing a substantial hip-hop scene, and its sound, once defined purely by go-go, is evolving in the internet era.